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Congresswoman Watson Named Subcommittee Chairwoman
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 March 2009
Congresswoman Diane E. Watson has been named Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform's Subcommittee on Government Management, Organization and Procurement. The subcommittee ... read more >>
Novo Nordisk Awards $1.5 Million Grant to Create
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 March 2009
Novo Nordisk, a global healthcare company focusing on diabetes care, has awarded a $1.5 million, three-year grant to create the Pediatric Diabetes Consortium (PDC), which is comprised of clinical centers ... read more >>
Villaraigosa, Bratton Expand Largest LAPD Officer Deployment in City History
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 March 2009
Mayor Villaraigosa joined Police Chief William Bratton and City Councilmembers Eric Garcetti, Jack Weiss and Tom LaBonge to announce the Los Angeles Police Department has expanded to its largest force ... read more >>
Abandoned Baby Left at Mid-City Hospital
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 March 2009
A baby was abandoned at Olympia Hospital by an unknown male The LAPD is investigating the circumstances of the abandonment and attempting to locate the baby's parents along with identifying the ... read more >>
The State of the Black Union
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 05 March 2009
It began in Los Angeles 10 years ago and has returned after traversing around the country annually. Last Saturday, Tavis Smiley hosted the 10th Annual State of the Black Union at the Los Angeles ... read more >>
Mayor of Gardena Wins a Second Term
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 05 March 2009
As the mayor of a progressive city and an assistant sheriff of Los Angeles County, Paul Tanaka is able to serve the people of Gardena and of L.A. County at the same time.   When Paul Tanaka ... read more >>
Local Election Returns As Expected
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 05 March 2009
Sentinel endorsees on cruise control to victory Low voter turnout did nothing to ruin victory celebrations for candidates endorsed by the Los Angeles Sentinel in spring primary on March 3 in Los ... read more >>
LAPD Mourns 'A Giant' in Deputy Chief Kenneth Garner
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 05 March 2009
Long time gentle cop was a friend of Black community The highest-ranking African American of Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), Assistant Chief Earl Paysinger hailed his lost colleague as "a ... read more >>
Youth Scholars Forum Part of 'State of the Black Union'
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 05 March 2009
The Tavis Smiley Foundation gave the youth of our community a chance to be heard as part of the Tenth Anniversary of the State of the Black Union at the Young Scholars Forum, which was held at USC, ... read more >>
Deputy Chief Kenneth Garner Passes
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 02 March 2009
Kenneth Garner, deputy chief of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) died on Sunday morning.  Sources told the Los Angeles Sentinel that he was found at his home and the apparent cause of ... read more >>
Ambassadors (Part II)
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 26 February 2009
"They represented the United States throughout the World" Many of the Black men and women who represented the United States as ambassadors have done extraordinary work and for the most ... read more >>
Kin Plan To Sue County In NY Black Friday Death
Written by Associated Press 26 February 2009
Relatives of a worker trampled to death in a crush of post-Thanksgiving bargain-hunters at a Long Island Wal-Mart store has filed court papers indicating they intend to sue Nassau County and its police ... read more >>
Waters Convenes South Bay Mayors To Maximize Economic Recovery
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 26 February 2009
Immediately following President Barack Obama's signature on the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (H.R. 1), Congresswoman Maxine Waters recently convened a roundtable meeting with several ... read more >>
NAACP President/CEO Jealous on Public Apology from K. Rupert Murdoch
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 February 2009
NAACP actions planned in over 70 cities at Fox affiliates Thursday, February 26 We welcome Rupert Murdoch's statement that the New York Post will endeavor to be more sensitive to the communities ... read more >>
New Governor Says Burris Should Resign
Written by Associated Press 26 February 2009
Gov. Pat Quinn on Friday called on fellow Democrat Roland Burris to resign from the U.S. Senate, saying the controversy surrounding Burris' appointment to the seat was hurting the state and his ... read more >>
Attorney Charged in Shooting NBA Player Ex-Girlfriend
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 February 2009
A 36-year-old attorney fatally shot the former girlfriend and infant daughter of New York Knicks player Eddy Curry during a domestic-related dispute, according to police and published reports. Fredrick ... read more >>
Son Stabs Mom to Death
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 February 2009
Police are investigating the murder of a 47-year-old mother, killed at the hands of her own son, in their home in the 22100 block of James Alan Circle On February 22, 2009, at around 10:45 a.m., Los ... read more >>
Rail Safety Board Officially Denies MTA's Plans Near Dorsey H.S.
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 February 2009
The landmark decision at Dorsey is a major victory for a vocal South L.A. group. A backroom deal brokered by a former Enron lobbyist and pushed by Westside politician Zev Yaroslavsky led to a previously ... read more >>
Curren Price Brings Free Child Car Safety Information to Ladera Shopping Center
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 26 February 2009
Assemblymember Curren Price who presently represents California's 51st Assembly District, and is a leading candidate in the upcoming Senate race to replace Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark ... read more >>
California Legislature's Challenge to Prop. 8
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 February 2009
Resolution would put California legislature on record as opposing Prop. 8 and urging California Supreme Court to overturn it The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People today announced ... read more >>
SCLC and CCAA Hosts Town Hall
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 26 February 2009
The Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC), Community Call 2 Action and Accountability (CCAA), and the Black Education Task Force held a town hall meeting entitled "Reversing the Education ... read more >>
New Frontier Democratic Club Candidates Forum
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 26 February 2009
The New Frontier Democratic Club, founded in 1960 and the largest and oldest historically African American Democratic club in the nation, recently hosted a Candidates Forum in the hotly contested, ... read more >>
LA sheriff could free 4,000 inmates due to budget
Written by Thomas Watkins (Associated Press) 26 February 2009
The head of the nation's largest sheriff's department is warning that nearly 4,000 jail inmates might be released early and about 600 deputy and professional positions could be eliminated to ... read more >>
Countdown of the First Hundred Days
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 26 February 2009
The Stimulus Bill has been passed and the President has outlined his plans in an address to a Joint Session of Congress On Tuesday evening, President Barack Obama delivered his first address to a ... read more >>
Queen Bess, First Black Pilot
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 26 February 2009
Elizabeth Bessie Coleman was a maverick in the sky, and an African American and woman pioneer. She was the first African American to become an airplane pilot, and the first American of any race or ... read more >>

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